Editors. "James V succeeds as King of Scotland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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James V succeeds as King of Scotland (40 words)
Historical Context Note
James IV of Scotland is killed fighting the English at the Battle of Flodden Field. This means that his son James V, an infant of 17 months, succeeds as King, while his mother, Margaret Tudor, takes over the role of Regent.14197 James V succeeds as King of Scotland 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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